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Al Capone does my shirts Al Capone does my shirts / Gennifer Choldenko
A twelve-year-old boy named Moose moves to Alcatraz Island in 1935 when guards' families were housed there, and has to contend with his extraordinary new environment in addition to life with his autistic sister. 5 sound discs (6 hr., 11 min.)

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Auggie & me Auggie & me / R. J. Palacio
An extra peek at Auggie before he started at Beecher Prep and during his first year there. Listeners get to see him through the eyes of Julian, the bully; Christopher, Auggie's oldest friend; and Charlotte, Auggie's new friend at school. Together, these three stories are a treasure for listeners who don't want to leave Auggie behind when they finish Wonder.

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Because of Winn-Dixie Because of Winn-Dixie / Kate DiCamillo
Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of her big ugly dog Winn-Dixie. 2 sound discs (2 hr., 28 min.)

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The Castle Corona The Castle Corona / Sharon Creech
Two orphaned peasant children discover a mysterious pouch, the contents of which lead them to the majestic Castle Corona, where their lives may be transformed forever. 4 sound discs (4 hr., 45 min.) :

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Charlie and the chocolate factory Charlie and the chocolate factory / Roald Dahl
Charlie Bucket has a golden ticket to tour Willy Wonka's chocolate factory. No ladies in hairnets here! This factory is the ultimate candy land with singing Oompa-Loompas and a chocolate river. But along the way, the other ticket-holders meet bizarre fates. Will Charlie make it to the secret prize waiting at the tour's end? 3 sound discs (3 hr., 30 min.)

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Charlotte's web Charlotte's web / E.B. White
Wilbur, the pig, is desolate when he discovers that he is destined to be the farmer's Christmas dinner until his spider friend, Charlotte, decides to help him. 3 sound discs (3 hr., 16 min.)

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The Cricket in Times Square The Cricket in Times Square / George Selden
Tells the story of a country cricket with unique musical talents who lands in the middle of New York's Times Square where he and his newfound friends, Tucker Mouse and Harry Cat, put his unique musical skills to use and bring joy to the citizens of New York. 2 audio discs (2 hrs., 30 mins.)

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid Diary of a Wimpy Kid / Jeff Kinney
The pressure's really piling up on Greg Heffley. His mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush, so she wants her son to put down the controller and explore his 'creative side.' As if that's not scary enough, Halloween's just around the corner and the frights are coming at Greg from every angle. 2 sound discs (2 hr.)

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Echo Echo / Pam Muñoz Ryan
Lost in the Black Forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and finds himself entwined in a prophecy, a promise, and a harmonica--and decades later three children, Friedrich in Germany, Mike in Pennsylvania, and Ivy in California find themselves caught up in the same thread of destiny in the darkest days of the twentieth century, struggling to keep their families intact, and tied together by the music of the same harmonica. 9 audio discs (10 hrs., 22 min.)

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Fablehaven Fablehaven / Brandon Mull
When Kendra and Seth go to stay at their grandparents' estate, they discover that it is a sanctuary for magical creatures and that a battle between good and evil is looming. 8 sound discs (ca. 9 hr., 30 min.)

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Fortunately, the milk Fortunately, the milk / written and performed by Neil Gaiman
An odd and funny story about breakfast cereal and time travel. 1 audio disc (60 min.)

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Fudge-a-mania Fudge-a-mania / Judy Blume
Pete describes the family vacation in Maine with the Tubmans, highlighted by the antics of his younger brother Fudge. 3 sound discs (72 min. each)

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The Girl who drank the moon The Girl who drank the moon / Kelly Barnhill
An epic fantasy about a young girl raised by a witch, a swamp monster, and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon, who must unlock the powerful magic buried deep inside her. 1 audio media player (9 hr., 30 min.)

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The Giver The Giver / Lois Lowry
At the annual Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas is chosen for something special as his life assignment. This leads him to The Giver, a man who holds all the memories of the past. Through this man, Jonas learns the terrible truth about the society in which he lives. 4 sound discs (4 hrs., 48 min.)

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The Graveyard book The Graveyard book / Neil Gaiman
Nobody Owens is a normal boy, except that he has been raised by ghosts and other denizens of the graveyard. 7 sound discs (7 hr., 45 min.)

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Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone / J.K. Rowling
Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches. 7 sound discs (ca. 8 hrs.)

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Holes Holes / Louis Sachar
As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a sense of himself. 3 sound discs (4 hrs., 37 min.)

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Inkheart Inkheart / Cornelia Funke
Twelve-year-old Meggie learns that her father, who repairs and binds books for a living, can "read" fictional characters to life when one of those characters abducts them and tries to force him into service. 14 audio discs (approximately 15 hr., 36 min.)

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Judy Moody and the bucket list Judy Moody and the bucket list / Megan McDonald
Drumroll, please. Judy Moody is about to become a poop scooping, hinny riding, one girl band extraordinaire as she takes on her very own Bucket List. 1 audio media player (90 min.)

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The Jumbies The Jumbies / Tracey Baptiste
Eleven-year-old Corinne must call on her courage and an ancient magic to stop an evil spirit and save her island home. 4 audio discs (5 hr.)

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The Lightning thief The Lightning thief / Rick Riordan
Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can't seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worse -- Percy could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him. When Percy's mom finds out, she knows it's time that he knew the truth about where he came from, and that he go to the one place he'll be safe. She sends Percy to Camp Half-Blood, a summer camp for demigods (on Long Island), where he learns that the father he never knew is Poseidon, God of the Sea. Soon, a mystery unfolds and together with his friends -- one a satyr and the other the demigod daughter of Athena -- Percy sets out on a quest across the United States to reach the gates of the Underworld (located in a recording studio in Hollywood) and prevent a catastrophic war between the gods. 8 sound discs (10 hr., 2 min.)

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The Lion, the witch and the wardrobe The Lion, the witch and the wardrobe / C.S. Lewis
Four English school children enter the magic land of Narnia through the back of a wardrobe and assist Aslan, the golden lion, in defeating the White Witch who has cursed the land with eternal winter. Read by Michael York. 4 sound discs (4 hrs.)

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Little house in the big woods Little house in the big woods / Laura Ingalls Wilder
A year in the life of two young girls growing up on the Wisconsin frontier, as they help their mother with the daily chores, enjoy their father's stories and singing, and share special occasions when they get together with relatives or neighbors. 4 sound discs (3 1/2 hr.)

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The Lost hero The Lost hero / Rick Riordan
Jason, Piper, and Leo, three students from a school for "bad kids," find themselves at Camp Half-Blood, where they learn that they are demigods and begin a quest to free Hera, who has been imprisoned by Mother Earth herself. 14 sound discs (ca. 72 min. each)

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Mary Poppins Mary Poppins / P.L. Travers ; illustrated by Mary Shepard
An extraordinary English nanny blows in on the East Wind with her parrot-headed umbrella and magic carpetbag and introduces her charges, Jane and Michael, to some delightful people and experiences. 3 sound discs (ca. 76 min. each)

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Matilda Matilda / Roald Dahl
Matilda is an exceptional five-year-old who's a whiz at reading and multiplication. However, her life is far from perfect. She has two of the most idiotic, self-centered parents who ever lived. Matilda uses her intelligence to get revenge on her father, but her skills are put to the test by her horrible nightmare of a principle, Mrs. Trunchbull. 4 sound discs (ca. 4 hr., 30 min.)

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Moon over Manifest Moon over Manifest / Clare Vanderpool
Twelve-year-old Abilene Tucker is the daughter of a drifter who, in the summer of 1936, sends her to stay with an old friend in Manifest, Kansas, where he grew up, and where she hopes to find out some things about his past. Over the summer she pieces together his story. Having heard stories about Manifest, Abilene is disappointed to find that it's just a dried-up, worn-out old town. But her disappointment quickly turns to excitement when she discovers a hidden cigar box full of mementos, including some old letters that mention a spy known as the Rattler. These mysterious letters send Abilene and her new friends, Lettie and Ruthanne, on an honest-to-goodness spy hunt, even though they are warned to "Leave Well Enough Alone." Abilene throws all caution aside when she heads down the mysterious Path to Perdition to pay a debt to the reclusive Miss Sadie, a diviner who only tells stories from the past. It seems that Manifest's history is full of colorful and shadowy characters--and long-held secrets. The more Abilene hears, the more determined she is to learn just what role her father played in that history. And as Manifest's secrets are laid bare one by one, Abilene begins to weave her own story into the fabric of the town. 7 sound discs (ca. 72 min. each)

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The Mouse and the motorcycle The Mouse and the motorcycle / Beverly Cleary
A reckless young mouse named Ralph makes friends with a boy in room 215 of the Mountain View Inn and discovers the joys of motorcycling. 2 sound discs (2 hr.)

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My big fat zombie goldfish My big fat zombie goldfish / Mo O'Hara
When Tom's big brother decides to become an Evil Scientist, his first experiment involves dunking Frankie the goldfish into toxic green gunk. Tom knows that there is only one thing to do: Zap the fish with a battery and bring him back to life! But there's something weird about the new Frankie. He's now a big fat zombie goldfish with hypnotic powers and he's out for revenge! 2 sound discs (2 hr., 30 min.)

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Number the stars Number the stars / Lois Lowry
In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, ten-year-old Annemarie learns how to be brave and courageous when she helps shelter her Jewish friend from the Nazis. 3 sound discs (2 hr., 46 min.)

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The One and only Ivan The One and only Ivan / Katherine Applegate
When Ivan, a gorilla who has lived for years in a down-and-out circus-themed mall, meets Ruby, a baby elephant that has been added to the mall, he decides that he must find her a better life. 3 sound discs (3 hr., 45 min.) :

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One crazy summer One crazy summer / Rita Williams-Garcia
In the summer of 1968, after travelling from Brooklyn to Oakland, California, to spend a month with the mother they barely know, eleven-year-old Delphine and her two younger sisters arrive to a cold welcome as they discover that their mother, a dedicated poet and printer, is resentful of the intrusion of their visit and wants them to attend a nearby Black Panther summer camp. 1 sound media player (5.25 hr.)

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The Penderwicks The Penderwicks / [by] Jeanne Birdsall
While vacationing with their widowed father in the Berkshire Mountains, four lovable sisters, ages four through twelve, share adventures with a local boy, much to the dismay of his snobbish mother. 1 sound media player (ca. 6.75 hr.)

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Princess academy Princess academy / Shannon Hale
While attending a strict academy for potential princesses with the other girls from her mountain village, fourteen-year-old Miri discovers unexpected talents and connections to her homeland. 8 sound discs (ca. 7 hr., 21 min.)

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The Red pyramid The Red pyramid / Rick Riordan
Since their mother's death, Carter and Sadie have become near strangers. While Sadie has lived in London, her brother has traveled with their father, Egyptologist Dr. Julius Kane. One night, Dr. Kane brings the siblings together for a research experiment at the museum to set things right for his family. Instead, he unleashes the Egyptian god Set, who banishes him to oblivion and forces the children to flee for their lives. To stop the evil deity, the siblings embark on a dangerous journey. 12 audio discs (14 hr., 42 min.)

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Roll of thunder, hear my cry Roll of thunder, hear my cry / Mildred D. Taylor
A black family living in Mississippi during the Depression of the 1930s is faced with prejudice and discrimination which its children do not understand. 6 sound discs (7 hr., 26 min.)

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Sarah, plain and tall Sarah, plain and tall / Patricia MacLachlan
From the beginning when Caleb and Anna are captivated by their new mother, to the time in the city during the drought, and further adventures of life on the prairie. Includes an interview with the author. 4 sound discs (4 1/2 hrs.)

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Toys go out Toys go out / Emily Jenkins
Six stories relate the adventures of three best friends, who happen to be toys. 2 sound discs (2 hr.)

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Treasure Island Treasure Island / Robert Louis Stevenson
While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, an innkeeper and her son find a treasure map that leads to a pirate fortune as well as great danger. 6 sound discs (ca. 72 min. each)

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Turtle in paradise Turtle in paradise / Jennifer L. Holm
In 1935, when her mother gets a job housekeeping for a woman who does not like children, eleven-year-old Turtle is sent to stay with relatives she has never met in far away Key West, Florida. 3 audio discs (3 hr., 48 min.)

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The Voyage of the Dawn Treader The Voyage of the Dawn Treader / C.S. Lewis
Lucy and Edmund Pevensies are begrudgingly on holiday at the home of their cousin, Eustace Scrubb. Unexpectedly, the painting of a ship in Lucy's room comes to life, dragging the children into an ocean in the land of Narnia. They are rescued by a ship named Dawn Treader, and meet up with their friend Prince Caspian. With him, they voyage in search of the seven Lost Lords of Narnia. 3 sound discs (3 1/2 hr.)

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The War that saved my life The War that saved my life / Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Nine-year-old Ada has never left her one-room apartment. Her mother is too humiliated by Ada's twisted foot. So when her little brother Jamie is shipped out to escape the war, Ada sneaks out to join him. So begins a new adventure of Ada, and for Susan Smith, the woman who is forced to take the two kids in. Susan begins to love Ada and Jamie. But in the end, will their bond be enough to hold them together through wartime? Or will Ada and her brother fall back into the cruel hands of their mother? 6 sound discs (7 hr., 38 min.)

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The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 / Christopher Paul Curtis
The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963. 4 sound discs (ca. 5 hrs.)

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Where the red fern grows Where the red fern grows / Wilson Rawls ; read by Anthony Heald
Billy trains his two dogs in the dark hills and river bottoms of Cherokee country to be the finest hunting team in the valley proving loyalty and bravery in the face of danger. 6 sound discs (6 hrs, 55 min.)

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The Wishing spell The Wishing spell / Chris Colfer
Through the mysterious powers of a cherished book of stories, twins Alex and Conner leave their world behind and find themselves in a foreign land full of wonder and magic where they come face-to-face with the fairy tale characters they grew up reading about. But after a series of encounters with witches, wolves, goblins, and trolls, getting back home is going to be harder than they thought. 8 sound discs (ca. 510 min.)

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Wonder Wonder / R.J. Palacio
Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student. 7 audio discs (8 hr., 12 min.)

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz The Wonderful Wizard of Oz / L. Frank Baum
After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great wizard in order to return to Kansas. Duration: 03:59:56.

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A Wrinkle in time A Wrinkle in time / Madeleine L'Engle
Meg Murry and her friends become involved with unearthly strangers and a search for Meg's father, who has disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government. 5 sound discs (ca. 73 min. each)
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